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Quinoa - do I treat it as a carbohydrate?

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FeelingLucky Wed 10-Sep-08 12:18:18

I like to offer DD a portion of protein, veg and carbs at every mealtime.
We've discovered the yumminess of quinoa and wondered whether we should treat it as a carb or not. A google search has told us that it's rich in protein but was second only to the potato in latin american cultures.

nailpolish Wed 10-Sep-08 12:24:01

yes i would anyway

cremolafoam Wed 10-Sep-08 12:29:37

as a diabetic -yes it is carbs.i would have to count it as such. About 25g carb per tablespoon.

Overmydeadbody Wed 10-Sep-08 15:32:06

yes it is primarily a carb.

FeelingLucky Wed 10-Sep-08 19:30:56

TIA very much smile

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